“We understand and value how important amateur status is for the millions of golfers at every age and skill level who enjoy competitive events at their home courses.”
Research topics include potential Local Rule and review of club and ball specifications to help mitigate continuing distance increases
Statement by the R&A about the Open Championship and AIG Women’s British Open scheduled for this summer.
This week the panel discusses the thrilling finish at the Open Championship between Matt Kuchar and Jordan Spieth; the 13th hole debacle; and picks the winner of the RBC Canadian Open.
This week the panel looks at Jon Rahm’s rules infraction at the Irish Open, charges of cheating against players who look like they’re still using an anchored stroke; and former caddie Jim (Bones) Mackay’s debut as an announcer for NBC.
This week the panel ponders John Daly’s success on the Champions Tour; the curious attention the governing bodies are paying to yardage books; and who will come out of the woodwork to win The Players Championship
Mitchell is also a member of the Toronto Golf Club.
If adopted last year this rule change might have given Anna Nordqvist and Lexi Thompson major victories.
This week the panel submits their fantasy picks for the WGC Dell Match Play; discusses the red cardigan as a prize at the API; and debates letting Muirfield back into the Open rota.